Samantha Nance

Samantha Nance

Samantha has been with Embry Merritt Shaffar Womack since 2010. Through her training as a law clerk, she obtained experience working in several practice areas, including civil litigation, personal injury, insurance defense, real estate transactions, estate planning, employment law and administrative law. She was licensed as an attorney in October 2012. Since being admitted to the Kentucky Bar, she has focused her practice primarily on health care law, administrative law and civil litigation defense. Samantha additionally presented at the 2013 Kentucky Law Update. The program Effective Use of Technology in Your Office, on the Road and in the Courtroom focused primarily on technology resources available to lawyers and practical applications of this technology for a successful jury trial.  

Prior to her employment with EMSW, Samantha gained valuable experience working as a Certified Pharmacy Technician and has been licensed by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Her experience in the medical field has been extremely helpful in evaluating and litigating a variety of cases.

Samantha graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Transylvania University in 2009. While attending Transylvania University, she was the recipient of the prestigious William T. Young academic scholarship as well as the Thomas Jefferson scholarship for excellence in Political Science studies. She earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board. Samantha participated in the 2011 National First Amendment Moot Court Competition held at Vanderbilt University, as well as the 2012 National Moot Court Competition in Richmond, Virginia. Her academic performance at the University of Kentucky earned her the Cull Fellowship, and her accomplishments as a Moot Court competitor earned her the university’s Moot Court Scholarship.